Sauteed Corn Elotes

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 ears corn, shucked and cleaned
  • Canola or rice bran oil, for sauteing
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Kosher salt
Directions
  • To make compound butter, mix the butter and cayenne. Set aside at room temperature.

  • Cut the kernels from the cobs and discard the cobs. Heat a nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat and add a few teaspoons of oil. Add the corn and saute for 2 minutes. Add a few tablespoons of the compound butter, depending on spice preference, and cook for another 2 minutes. Add the cilantro, Parmesan, lime juice and a pinch of salt. Toss to coat. Serve hot.

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